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60 Min Full Motion F-18 Simulator Session
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142 Aerodrome Road Hangar 13, Tauranga Airport, Tauranga 3116 New Zealand
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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Start your evening with a glass of wine and cheese board on the banks of Lake McLaren, then paddle your kayak to an enchanting canyon filled with glowworms. This guided tour features double kayaks on calm, sheltered waters—ideal for exploring at dusk. You have the option to book transport from accommodations in Tauranga or Mount Maunganui.
US$99.41 per adult
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Greg D wrote a review 16 Jan
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Just tried The Avaitor’s brand new Spitfire experience (the first customer on it !) What a blast ! You sit in a genuine to -scale Spitfire cockpit and fly in VR - adjusting throttle , propeller pitch and firing guns, cannon. This is the closest thing you’ll get to flying a real spitfire! You are totally immersed in another world over Southern England during WW2. Takes time to learn to fly since the plane responds just like a real Spit. Great fun strafing a train and doing tight turns in a dogfight. Take care- you can feel a little queesy as you engage the enemy !
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Dave Clarke wrote a review 15 Jan
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I had the opportunity to get in the new Spitfire simulator today at the Aviator experience. I am a big fan of the Spitfire so it was with great interest I squeezed myself into the cockpit. I have to say it was an awesome experience, just to have a glimpse of what pilots of the day had to deal with just to fly the plane was mind blowing. Looking out of the windows at that fantastic elliptical wing shape, the Browning machine guns and Hispano Canon was a dream come true. My landings will need some more work, but I'm more than happy to come back again and perfect that in the future, an amazing piece of kit that makes you feel like its the real thing. Dave Clarke
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Josh Mckay wrote a review Dec 2020
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I was given a voucher for this Simulator session for my birthday. It was great fun and a supa experience. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Must be experienced if you enjoy a thrill.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Martymonsta wrote a review Sep 2020
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This was the second time for me and simply mind blowing. 30 minutes flying the F/A 18 Hornet motion base simulator followed by an hour of Spitfire air to air combat only had me wishing for more. The simulation experience alone was worth every cent however it was the assistance and advice provided by Craig which ensured a positive experience. All this before you take in the passion and sheer joy exhibited by both Craig and Mikey. Thank you guys, you are awesome. We are already planning our next visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Michelle N wrote a review Sep 2020
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My Mum got to 'fly' in a Spitfire over France just like Grandad did in the war. Very special experience for her. Craig was exceptionally kind and patient, obviously very passionate about what he does. We will definitely be back! Great to see all the wonderful reviews - well deserved!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from AviatorExp, Owner at The Aviator Experience
Responded 22 Sep 2020
Thanks Michelle. It was so nice to see how moving the experience was for your lovely Mum. We look forward to seeing you all again soon - your turn next time!
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